Porsche 918 RSR Concept Cars

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When Porsche unveiled the 918 concept at the 2010 Geneva Show it was a shock. Porsche’s had actually come up with entirely new! Then it was revealed that the car might it to production it was a cause for celebration.

The step on the road to development naturally, to make a coupe of the 918. And that’s exactly Porsche have done for the North American International Show.

Drivetrain

The Porsche 918 RSR is a mid-engined coupe that the stunning, svelte lines of the 918 with the potent drivetrain of the 911 GT3 R race car.

And don’t let the word ‘hybrid’ you. The 918 RSR is a serious bit of high-performance The V8 engine is a further development of the injection engine from the RS Spyder race car, but for the 918 RSR it has tuned to deliver an output of 563 hp at rpm.

The electric motors on the two wheels each contribute 102 hp (75 to the overall power output meaning that a maximum of 767 hp is on This additional power, is generated during braking, is in an optimized flywheel accumulator.

flywheel accumulator is an electric whose rotor rotates at up to rpm to store rotation energy. takes place when the two motors on the front axle their function during processes and operate as generators. At the of a button, the driver is able to use the stored in the charged flywheel during acceleration or overtaking

This additional boost in is available for around eight when the system is fully In the 911 GT3 R Hybrid race car, also used this electrical power to reduce consumption.

In the Porsche 918 RSR, the two motors offer a torque function with variable distribution to the front axle. feature improves the car’s and speeds up the steering response. ahead of the rear axle, the is coupled to a racing transmission is also based on that the RS Spyder.

This six-speed constant-mesh is actuated using two shift mounted behind the steering

Styling

One quick glance at the 918 RSR tells you two things instantly. it’s clearly based on the 918 and secondly it’s not for road

The lines of the 918 RSR are almost identical to found on the Spyder, in fact the noticeable changes are the fixed and the racing modifications which small winglets on either of the front bumper, and a large spoiler for improved downforce the rear axle.

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Racing features of the 918 RSR include tow hooks, quick-release fasteners for the and rear bodywork, roof-mounted for pit radio and telemetry, two-piece racing wheels coupled slick rubber, and the array of which are laid over the ‘liquid metal chrome paintwork.

The number 22 plastered all the car pays homage to the 40th 1971 Le Mans race drivers Dr. Helmut Marko and van Lennep were the first to the finishing line in their 917 short-tail coupé. The distance set by their car — 3315.21 (5335.313 km) at an average speed of (222.304 km/h) — unbroken for 39 years.

Interior

The interior of the Porsche 918 is an intriguing mix of high-end sports race car and science fiction.

The piece of kit which sits the passenger seat normally is the flywheel accumulator, quietly away at 36,000 rpm.

to that is the driver’s seat, upholstered in brown leather. The console houses an array of rocker switches and buttons. The steering wheel features an LED rev and shift light mounted the top, behind the steering are the paddles for operating the transmission.

is a small gauge cluster behind the steering wheel, and to the of that is a telemetry display also shows the position of the car on the

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